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I tried to let Bryan know that I was available for volunteer tasks, but it appeared that he was busy trying to get the regulars mobilized. Maybe next year.

Sometimes with volunteers it can be more time intensive to train them on task than to simply do the task.

 

On-the-spot volunteers are wonderful, but I work best when I have time to train.  

 

Still, we will very likely need volunteers next year, so be ready to jump in and get on that list!

 

 

I figured that was the case. You were looking pretty busy, that's why I figured you had your hands full with the regulars. Like I said, I'll be willing to help next time too.

 

Heck, if I didn't have my son all weekend, I'd volunteer to help with PaizoCon as well. I'll stop by and say hello for sure though.

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The best way to get on Bryan's good side as a helper is to just do stuff that needs to be done. (Or any other Reaper Peep for that matter...)  It's natural to stand and watch.  If one of the Reaper Peeps obviously can use some help, step out from the crowd and offer.  Even little things are noticed.  Once they realize you are willing to help they will start giving you more and more bits of responsibility.  Once they learn they can trust you, the Reaper Peeps will happily run your backside off!  Guys like Mike Shetler and Ron Vutpatki have a long history of being there to help out any of the Reaper Peeps whenever asked.  They have worked hard to achieve the exalted status they have!

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Sometimes with volunteers it can be more time intensive to train them on task than to simply do the task. On-the-spot volunteers are wonderful, but I work best when I have time to train.  

 

As a local person, I am able to take a quick trip over to the factory for any kind of training you may want to do on down times of the year. If you train people like me to be able to train others, you've just offloaded some solid work! Just my two cents.

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Sometimes with volunteers it can be more time intensive to train them on task than to simply do the task.

 

On-the-spot volunteers are wonderful, but I work best when I have time to train.  

This.  

 

I had a lot of offers and I couldn't take them because of this. 

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So, just how long would it take to train a few of us? Coming in Tuesday night and helping on Wednesday?

 

Getting you a list of volunteers in advance so you could break some tasks up into smaller bits?

 

Be thinking about it for next year, as Reaperxon will continue to grow, and probably outgrow your staff's ability to increase at the same pace.

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So, just how long would it take to train a few of us? Coming in Tuesday night and helping on Wednesday?

 

Getting you a list of volunteers in advance so you could break some tasks up into smaller bits?

 

Be thinking about it for next year, as Reaperxon will continue to grow, and probably outgrow your staff's ability to increase at the same pace.

Bonwirn asks the good questions.

 

/awaits an answer.

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Dont expect one right now.

 

Too soon to give hard and accurate information.

 

There will be a need for volunteers. Too soon to know what all they need to be doing, when training or how compensated.

 

Be patient. Wait until Fall at least before asking.

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There will be a need for volunteers. Too soon to know what all they need to be doing, when training or how compensated.

 

I think you could offer a bottle of Clockwork Brass to some and get 4 days of work out of them. :)

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Fine. A bottle of Bryan's sweat.

Only if you add glitter to it....for science.

 

 

Add?

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4 days of work? TWO bottles of clockwork brass. I'm a fully qualified henchwoman, not some average flunky.

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